Tag: Ben Smith

Ben Smith, via Instagram @bsmit13

Athletes Gear Up For Granite Games and The CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown

Two of the last three Sanctional events of the 2019 CrossFit Games season are this weekend. In the United States the Granite Games kick off on Thursday, May 30, in St. Cloud, Minnestota. In...
Rachel Garibay and Chandler Smith earn an invite to the CrossFit Games via the Rogue Invitational. Photo via Instagram, @_rachelgaribay

Chandler Smith, Rachel Garibay Earn Invite to CrossFit Games via Rogue Invitational

The plan was to make it to the CrossFit Games by 2022. That plan moved forward three years on Sunday when Chandler Smith earned an invite to the CrossFit Games after finishing 5th at...
Mat Fraser at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

3 Sanctionals, 1 Weekend

This weekend feels a lot like a Regional weekend of year's past. This weekend is the busiest weekend of the 2019 CrossFit Games season with three Sanctionals taking place. The Down Under CrossFit Championship,...
Brooke Wells finishing 19.2. Via Instagram, @brookewellss

Top 10 from 16.2…How’d They Do in 2019?

The top 10 worldwide on 16.2 featured some of the best CrossFitters of all time. The top 3 men were Ben Smith, Rich Froning and Mat Fraser. The top 3 women were Kara Webb...
Rich Froning during 19.2, via Instagram @richfroning

Watch Rich Froning DESTROY 19.2!

Three years ago, Rich Froning finished 2nd on 16.2. He finished in 17:00, six seconds slower than Ben Smith's time of 16:54. Fast forward three years to this weekend where athletes around the world were...
Ben Smith, via Instagram, @bsmit13

Ben Smith Submits 19.1 Score Four Weeks Post-Surgery

It has been just four weeks since Ben Smith had surgery, but that did not stop him from signing up and submitting his score on 19.1. The 2015 CrossFit Games champion had his knee...
Ben Smith recovering after knee surgery in January. Photo via Instagram, @bsmit13

Ben Smith’s Knee Healing After Knee Surgery

With everything going on with Sanctionals and the upcoming 2019 CrossFit Open, you might have missed the news that Ben Smith had surgery last month. Smith, nine-time CrossFit Games veteran and the 2015 champio,...
Willy Georges and Laura Horvath competing during the 2018 CrossFit Games season. Photos courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Willy Georges and Laura Horvath Lead DCC Online Qualifier After Week 2

After two weeks of the Dubai CrossFit Championship (DCC) Online Qualifier, two familiar faces are atop the leaderboard. 2018 CrossFit Games rookies Willy Georges and Laura Horvath are in 1st place and have pretty...
Katrin Davidsdottir at the 2018 CrossFit Games East Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

14 Games Athletes Also Did the Half Marathon in 2013

A lot has changed in the sport of CrossFit over the past five years. The men and women have gotten faster, stronger, more athletic and the tests have gotten more challenging to push the...
Ben Smith at the 2015 CrossFit Games

Ben Smith Looks Back at 10 Years of the CrossFit Games

Ben Smith will make history on Wednesday as he begins his 10th consecutive CrossFit Games. Smith has competed in every year at the CrossFit Games since 2009. The ten appearances ties Becca Voigt, who...